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92480 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (workshop), 80hrs (clinical)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject provides an overview of global issues in reproductive, maternal and child health (RMCH). Students gain an enhanced understanding of the burden of global RMCH. The subject uses a human rights perspective to explore the impact of social determinants and inequalities in reproductive, maternal and child health, as well as the systems and policies needed to address these factors. On placement, students are able to participate in strategies and initiatives to promote RMCH. Types of placement may include health services, community organisations, non-government organisations or advocacy groups. Students may have the optional opportunity to complete an international placement in RMCH.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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